tv Good Morning Tri- State 6am ABC February 19, 2016 6:00am-7:00am EST
in the live alert center now with a gun off the streets of norwood.police there say they pulled a car over last night for a license plate violation. officers smelled marijuana, and a search led to 2 bags of pot and this handgun under the driver's seat.they arrested 18 year old brian whisenhunt.he had a criminal history, which prevented him from legally carrying a weapon. a bridge alert this morning! you're looking live at the brent spence - one of several tri-state bridges in the danger zone! that's based on a new report of the most troubled bridges in the country,
this morning, breaking down what that means for you! this study looked at at 27,000 bridges here in ohio. and like this one columbia parkway over 471..they found that drivers are traveling on shaky ground. and it's not just this structure but ohio ranks among the worst in the country. 9-12 percent of all of our bridges and overpasses are ranked structurally defient... and in desperate need of repair. also making the list the western hills viaduct. which would cost millions of dollars to replace. virginia gall says she is not surprised that hamilton county's bridges didn't score so well in this new report. if something is gonna
surprisingly the brent spence bridge did not make the list although most people would agree it is one of the worst structured in the tri state. reporting live timyka artist 9 on your side. we're hearing from the girlfriend of 37-year-old paul gaston... the man seen here on cell phone video who was shot and killed wednesday by cincinnati police. she's calling his death "senseless". investigators say despite several commands... and while intoxicated... gaston reached for a gun -- forcing officers to shoot. that gun turned out to be an airsoft toy.take a look -- from this image, police and city leaders say it's nearly impossible to tell the difference. gaston's girlfriend says he just got it a few weeks ago. she described him as "sweet" and "caring" -- but admits he had his
change her voice. "he wasn't a bad person - he had a few issues here and there with drinking - i do believe that played a role int he incident yesterday - but overall he wasn't a bad person" she says funeral arrangements will be made later today. an update to a story 9 on your side first told you about earlier this month.the mother and grandmother of two warren, ohio, children... who *ate* heroin and had to be revived with narcan, are now facing felonies. felonies.the 18-year-old mother has been indicted on two counts of endangering children.the children's grandmother is charged with permitting drug abuse.the 21-month-old girl and nine-month old boy are both expected to recover. the president of kentucky's community and technical college system says if the legislature approves the governor's budget cuts, you can expect to pay more tuition - at least 8 percent. he also says if that tuition increase is not approved, the system
people and eliminate 61 programs.governor matt bevin defends his budget proposal, saying kentucky's facing a financial crisis. if you're looking for a job, aldi's hosting a hiring event today for its new store in independence.they're looking for both associates and managers.today's event is from 8 a-m until 4 p-m at the independence community center on jack woods parkway.there's another one tomorrow, same time, same place. reds pitchers and catchers are getting to work after their training.
it's a warmer and dry start to the day. skies will be mostly clear to start and then turn mostly cloudy sunset today. highs are expected in the low 60s. saturday is dry and warm but rain returns on sunday. he was supposed to be there to fill in for a politician. politician. said the senator had fallen ill, and that he
happening there.last night - parents at nagel middle school in anderson got a lesson in teen tech.hearing from experts on what apps can be misused - what the consequences can be - and the ways parents can make sure their kids stay out of tech trouble. 040331 it's natural curiosity that a child's going to want to get involved in that type of activity. you need to minimize or eliminate that activity and one way to do zone. 035112 if you really love and care about protecting your kids, which we all do, you need to make the time to learn about it. it.we've linked to more information from that presentation for you - just click on this story on wcpo- dot-com.
into school, by pretending to work for a state senator. senator.now he's facing charges this morning.police say 18-year-old izaha akins claimed he represented ohio's 28th district, and even gave a speech at the high school, back in december. this person showed up in advance, early, days early, said the senator had fallen ill, and that he was there to take his place. place.a grand jury indicted akins on multiple felony charges. it's a warmer and dry start to the day. skies will be mostly clear to start and then turn mostly cloudy sunset today. 60s. saturday is dry and warm but rain returns on sunday. inches from disaster.who's to school bus.
breaks?head over to our wcpo facebook page now.we're starting our live chat in just a minute.it's everything you don't see on tv. if you're not getting much sleep -you're not alone ...all three states in the tri-state rank near the bottom of the barrel in sleep ...kentucky ranks number 49 ...with only 60 percent of kentuckians getting more than seven hours of sleep. sleep.the centers for disease control say that's the minimum recommendation for adults between 18 and 60.tons of health issues are connected with not sleeping enough ... weight gain ... high blood pressure ... and mental health issues like depression.if you struggle to sleep ... experts say keeping a consistent bedtime and wake up time can help ... and take 'all' the screens out of your bedroom . if you weren't already hungry for breakfast - listen to this.
own version of a southern classic... chicken and waffles... right here in ohio. the chicken mcgriddle is now being tested at 11 restaurants in the columbus area.it's a fried chicken patty surrounded by a pair of maple syrupy- sweet buns.it *could* go national... depending on customer feedback. there's a familar sound heard across the tri-state this time of year. year. the delicious sizzle of cod being fried up for the famous frisch's fish sandwich. the director of research and development - that's the fancy name for the guy who creates frisch's recipes - showed us how it's done. chef greg grisanti/director of research & development "frisch's has always been famous for our fish. one of the reasons is, we've never bent on quality, never cheapened the product. and that goes so far with our customer. we see families coming in, now that they get to the age they're having
the warming is underway! temperatures will be rising heading into daybreak and we'll start the day in the 40s. while the temperatures will be spring-like, you'll also need to be ready for a very windy day. we'll start the morning with mostly clear skies and winds will be coming in from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph. clouds slowly build this afternoon, eventually turning mostly cloudy after sunset. but winds pick up in the afternoon hours. we'll see sustained winds from the southwest at 15 to 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph. highs should reach the low 60s today. skies will be mostly cloudy this evening and into the overnight hours. i wouldn't rule out a few sprinkles as a weak cold front passes but it's only a 10-20% chance. right now, it looks
weekend: saturday looks great with sunshine and highs in the low to mid 60s. yet, scattered rain showers are likely on sunday. it's a 50% chance for rain during the day, with the best chances in northern kentucky. highs will be in the mid 50s. behind this chance for rain, temperatures will slowly cool as we head into the coming work week, eventually dipping back below
breaking news this morning. morning. a woman's in the hospital after being hit by a semi truck.it happened just after 2 a-m on south verity parkway and yankee road.this is a google map of the area. were told the woman suffered serious injuries to her legs but her exact conditon is unknown.of course we will pass along information as it comes into the newsroom. a bus filled with high school students came just inches from disaster after a near-miss with a freight train. train.cell phones caught the close call between the train and the back of the school bus. it happened last week outside of houston.after the incident... the driver brought the bus back to school and blamed the students for being too loud that she couldn't concentrate.but the district
standard safety protocol... and she's been fired. caitlyn jenner might be getting into the cosmetic business.according to t-m-z: t-m-z:she filed a trademark to start a makeup company under her name.in addition to cosmetics...the application covers fragrances, nail polish and skin care.her own daughter, kylie, has done quite well in the same business. visitors to hawaii taking a helicopter tour are grounded. the disaster caught on video of their pilot losing control landing in the water. we're getting revved up for the cincinnati auto expo.a live look at the hottest cars
4, were on boards when it went down in the waters of pearl harbor.a teenager is in critical condition this morning.our chopper 9 pilot, dan carroll, was actually flying yesterday when he saw the video on our air for the first time.here's his reaction. 1:47well the crash in hawaii is important to us because it is exactly the type of ship we fly in chopper nine, a belljet ranger. what we see in the video looks to be a controlled apporach until the last few seconds when the pilot experiences power failure. that causes an auto-rotation into the water. we look to these incidences to see if there's anything we can do better to stay safe in chopper
police in middletown say they caught the man who robbed a speedway gas station with a butcher knife.they say eli metcalf he got away with cash and lottery tickets wednesday. he will be in court later this morning. kentucky governor matt bevin announced the state filed suit against a louisville planned parenthood facility - he says, abortions without a license. license.planned parenthood disagrees, saying it was operating under orders of the state cabinet for health and family services when it began offering abortions in december. the clinic has stopped offering abortions while this legal fight plays out. republican candidates are working on connecting with voters in south carolina, ahead of tomorrow's primaries. ohio governor john kasich had one of those moments. moments.(supporter): "i was pretty depressed. but i found hope and i found in the lord, in my friends and now i found it in my presidential candidate that i support.' candidate): "you got to celebrate people's wins and sometimes you've got to sit
cry."at a town hall, other candidates focused on the showdown between pope francis and donald trump.yesterday, the pope suggested trump is not christian, because he wants to build a wall between the u-s and mexico. (donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate): "he also talked about having a wall was not christian. he has a big wall at the vatican." (jeb bush/ (r) presidential candidate): "i just don't think it's appropriate to question donald trump's faith. if he has a relationship with the lord fantastic. if he doesn't, it's none of my business." business."democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders participated in a town hall in las vegas yesterday.nevada's democratic primary is tomorrow. everything new and hot in cars is at the duke energy convention center right now. now.9 on your side's jordan burgess joins us live from the
studio vertu created their business by accident. accident.the newport company made murals out of italian marble.when they went to a new york trade show... they could not take giants slabs of marble, so they made small ones... which turned out to be the perfect coasters.millions of coasters later studio vertu has a client list of the whose who - the n-f-l, mlb and even disney.they can custom make a design or put any type of art on the stone. riva "you have had people say i have seen your work..." marlene "...everywhere. dusseldorf, alaska (alaska brewing), we do 250 wineries and brewerys. we ship to aruba. it is exciting because we can put any type of image and use anyone tastes while reflecting art on stone." stone."they have 15 employees at their newport facility. one has made more than 3-million
busy season - they have a contract with major league baseball.studio vertu is made in the tri-state. wmax fullit's a warmer and dry start to the day. skies will be mostly clear to start and then turn mostly cloudy sunset today. highs are expected in the low 60s. saturday is dry and warm but rain returns on sunday. hours on the inside...now weeks on the run.a thief caught on video making his way into a restaurant...what he spent hours doing and why
gmts anim"you're watching good morning tri-state at 6 on 9 on your side!" he's still under investigation on sexual assault allegations. but comedian bill cosby is demanding something this morning from one of his alleged victims. victims.cosby wants his accuser to give back money he paid her in a confidential settlement.it's because she cooperated with police... who re-opened the case. the 78-year-old comedian has now filed a civil suit against her. police in florida are on the hunt for a thief caught on video camera falling through the roof of a popeyes chicken restaurant. restaurant.the man is seen crashing to the floor in the
january 18th.after realizing the registers were empty... the crook spent hours trying to open the safe.he managed to get away with some cash... but forgot to cover his face. police are hoping someone turns him in. police say an ohio woman decided to try her hand at shoplifting... with an unusual choice. choice.she put a jar of pickles down her pants... and she had a willing accomplice. accomplice.this is 46-year-old brian balala.he and the 40- year old pickle-snatcher were caught a short distance away... still in possession of the pilfered vegetables.she got off with a misdemeanor...but balala is facing a felony... because he was already on parole for
the morning with mostly clear skies and winds will be coming in from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph. clouds slowly build this afternoon, eventually turning mostly cloudy after sunset. but winds pick up in the afternoon hours. we'll see sustained winds from the southwest at 15 to 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph. highs should reach the low 60s today. skies will be mostly cloudy this evening and into the overnight hours. i wouldn't rule out a few sprinkles as a weak cold front passes but it's only a 10-20% chance. right now, it looks like we may have a split weekend: saturday looks great with sunshine and highs in the low to mid 60s. yet, scattered rain showers are likely on sunday. it's a 50% chance for rain during the day, with the best chances in northern kentucky. highs will be in the mid 50s. behind this chance for rain, temperatures will slowly cool as we head into the coming work week, eventually dipping back below
drive times one of the most stunning sights of the year is back! this is yosemite park's "firefall". this part of "el capitan" got the nickname because because around this time of year, the sun hits the waterfall just right, making it look like fire is spilling off the cliff. from one rare sight to another. incredible new video coming from one rare sight to another. incredible new video coming in this morning of a tornado made of fire!how something like this even happens and the
in the live alert now at 6:54. strong winds and dry conditions fueling a fast- moving wildfire in missouri... and creating a rare spectacle. take a look. look.fire nats... "that is freaking awesome..." awesome..."that *firenado*... greeting firefighters who were battling this blaze just outside of kansas city.the fire burned about 13-hundred acres before crews got the upper hand.they spent the early morning hours putting out hot spots.there are no reports of injuries. a new study on bridges in the tri-state...might have you concerned this morning.the american road and transportatio n builders association just released its findings.on their in dire need of repair-4 of ohio's top 10 are in hamilton county.9 on your side reporter, timyka artist, has more. the report that was just released says ohio has some of the worst bridges in the right here in hamilton county and you might want to grab onto your steering wheel for this. columbia parkway over 71..75 over central...71 over eggleston. and the western hills viaduct are in the worst
hundreds of millions of dollars of to repair these structurally deficient spans and connectors. that's american builders and travelers association one surprise the brent spence bridge did not make the list. it will celebrate its 53rd birthday in the fall. you've probably seen this on morning... and it's breaking the internet. internet.ok... simple enough... what's the answer? here's a hint... count the *individual* piece of fruit. this children's riddle is going viral and stumping millions of americans this morning.the key to solving it... the bottom line.spoiler alert... you'll notice there's only half a coconut and one
good morning, america. heart-stopping crash caught on tape. a helicopter with five tourists on board plummeting into pearl harbor. new video of witnesses diving in to rescue the victims. cutting a 15-year-old free from the wreckage. those heroes are going to join us live only on "gma." donald trump versus the pope. those stunning remarks saying the gop front-runner is not christian. trump fires back all through through the night. >> no leader, especially a religious leader, should have the right to question another man's religion or faith. >> and donald trump joining us live this morning. record heat.